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SubjectRe: [PATCH 009 of 11] md: Support stripe/offset mode in raid10
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NeilBrown wrote:
> The "industry standard" DDF format allows for a stripe/offset layout
> where data is duplicated on different stripes. e.g.
>
> A B C D
> D A B C
> E F G H
> H E F G
>
> (columns are drives, rows are stripes, LETTERS are chunks of data).

Presumably, this is the case for --layout=f2 ?
If so, would --layout=f4 result in a 4-mirror/striped array?

Also, would it be possible to have a staged write-back mechanism across
multiple stripes?

Thanks!

--
Al

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